Chairs and professorships

The College of Health Professions currently supports the following chairs and professorships. For more details about the importance of faculty endownments, please read, “The importance of a chair”: a piece from the Spring 2012 issue of Allied Health magazine.


Department of Health Administration
Richard Bracken Chair

Department in Patient Counseling
Robert B. Lantz Chair


Department of Health Administration

Bon Secours Professorship in Health Administration 
Charles P. Cardwell, Jr. Professorship in Health Administration 
Donald J. Romano Endowed Chair in Health Administration
HCA Distinguished Executive in Residence Professorship
R. Timothy Stack Professorship 
Sentara Professorship in Health Administration
Seymour and Ruth Perlin Professorship In Health Administration and Internal Medicine

Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Herbert T. Watson Professorship in Nurse Anesthesia 

Department in Patient Counseling
Katherine I. Lantz Professorshipin Patient Counseling

Department of Physical Therapy
Otto D. Payton Professorship